The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 134 202 193
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -9
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 60 11 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.55% 0.23% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.02% 0.95% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 52 10 34
Median salary £33,000 £24,200 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -30.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £18,360 £17,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £45,700
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
MCSA
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
855 1160 1183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.09% 24.75% 23.31%
Number of salaries quoted 718 896 919
Median salary £38,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Yorkshire region.

MCSA Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +52 43 £35,000 +44.62% 3
Bradford - 11 £30,000 - 1
Mirfield - 1 £27,500 -
Wakefield - 1 - -
MCSA
Yorkshire

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing MCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 103 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 85 (82.52%) Windows
3 71 (68.93%) Active Directory
4 66 (64.08%) Microsoft
5 63 (61.17%) Windows Server
6 56 (54.37%) MS Excel
7 49 (47.57%) VMware
8 48 (46.60%) MCSE
9 43 (41.75%) MS Exchange
10 42 (40.78%) VMware Infrastructure
11 41 (39.81%) VPN
12 39 (37.86%) ITIL
13 36 (34.95%) Windows Server 2008
14 33 (32.04%) Firewall
15 32 (31.07%) Windows Server 2012
16 29 (28.16%) Windows 7
17 28 (27.18%) MS Office
18 27 (26.21%) Citrix
18 27 (26.21%) Hyper-V
19 25 (24.27%) Cisco
20 24 (23.30%) SQL Server
21 23 (22.33%) Disaster Recovery
22 22 (21.36%) MCP
23 21 (20.39%) MCITP
23 21 (20.39%) Time Management
24 20 (19.42%) SQL
24 20 (19.42%) Windows XP
24 20 (19.42%) LAN
24 20 (19.42%) WAN
25 19 (18.45%) CCNA

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 43 (41.75%) MS Exchange
2 13 (12.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (7.77%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.88%) IIS
4 4 (3.88%) SAS
5 2 (1.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 56 (54.37%) MS Excel
2 28 (27.18%) MS Office
3 11 (10.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.97%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.59%) Office 365
2 7 (6.80%) Mimecast
3 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (39.81%) VPN
2 33 (32.04%) Firewall
3 20 (19.42%) LAN
3 20 (19.42%) WAN
4 14 (13.59%) SAN
5 13 (12.62%) DNS
5 13 (12.62%) Remote Desktop
6 11 (10.68%) DHCP
7 10 (9.71%) TCP/IP
8 9 (8.74%) MPLS
9 7 (6.80%) ADSL
9 7 (6.80%) VLAN
10 5 (4.85%) Internet
11 4 (3.88%) VoIP
12 2 (1.94%) DSL
12 2 (1.94%) IP Telephony
12 2 (1.94%) NetScaler
12 2 (1.94%) VPLS
13 1 (0.97%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.30%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.88%) Biml
4 4 (3.88%) Data Mining
4 4 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.88%) Power BI
4 4 (3.88%) QlikView
4 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.88%) JIRA
General
1 17 (16.50%) Finance
2 7 (6.80%) Games
3 4 (3.88%) Legal
4 3 (2.91%) Marketing
5 2 (1.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (32.04%) Analyst
2 21 (20.39%) Support Analyst
3 20 (19.42%) IT Support
4 17 (16.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (16.50%) Support Engineer
4 17 (16.50%) Windows Engineer
5 15 (14.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 14 (13.59%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (12.62%) 3rd Line Support
7 13 (12.62%) Service Analyst
7 13 (12.62%) Service Desk Analyst
8 11 (10.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 11 (10.68%) IT Engineer
8 11 (10.68%) IT Support Engineer
8 11 (10.68%) Server Engineer
8 11 (10.68%) Server Support
8 11 (10.68%) Windows Server Support
9 10 (9.71%) Infrastructure Support
9 10 (9.71%) IT Analyst
9 10 (9.71%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.88%) MDX
2 1 (0.97%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.80%) IVR
3 5 (4.85%) Clustering
3 5 (4.85%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.85%) Online Games
3 5 (4.85%) Social Network
3 5 (4.85%) Web 2.0
4 4 (3.88%) Statistics
4 4 (3.88%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.91%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.94%) iPad
6 2 (1.94%) NHS
7 1 (0.97%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 85 (82.52%) Windows
2 63 (61.17%) Windows Server
3 36 (34.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (31.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (28.16%) Windows 7
6 20 (19.42%) Windows XP
7 15 (14.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (8.74%) Windows 8
9 8 (7.77%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.97%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (37.86%) ITIL
2 23 (22.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (20.39%) Time Management
4 11 (10.68%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (8.74%) Software Testing
5 9 (8.74%) Trend Analysis
6 7 (6.80%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (6.80%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (6.80%) Mentoring
6 7 (6.80%) Regulatory Compliance
6 7 (6.80%) Supplier Management
6 7 (6.80%) Web Filtering
7 5 (4.85%) Machine Learning
7 5 (4.85%) Test Planning
8 4 (3.88%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.88%) Inmon Methodology
8 4 (3.88%) ITIL V3
8 4 (3.88%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (3.88%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (3.88%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.42%) SQL
2 5 (4.85%) Perl
2 5 (4.85%) Python
2 5 (4.85%) R
3 4 (3.88%) C#
3 4 (3.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 103 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (46.60%) MCSE
3 22 (21.36%) MCP
4 21 (20.39%) MCITP
5 19 (18.45%) CCNA
5 19 (18.45%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (13.59%) Degree
7 10 (9.71%) Citrix Certification
7 10 (9.71%) MCDST
8 7 (6.80%) CCEA
8 7 (6.80%) CCNP
9 6 (5.83%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (3.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (2.91%) CCENT
11 3 (2.91%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.97%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.65%) SLA
2 7 (6.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 71 (68.93%) Active Directory
2 42 (40.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (26.21%) Hyper-V
4 14 (13.59%) Terminal Services
5 3 (2.91%) XenServer
6 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (12.62%) SCCM
2 9 (8.74%) DameWare
3 7 (6.80%) Backup Exec
3 7 (6.80%) SCOM
4 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (3.88%) WSUS
5 2 (1.94%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 66 (64.08%) Microsoft
2 49 (47.57%) VMware
3 27 (26.21%) Citrix
4 25 (24.27%) Cisco
5 16 (15.53%) HP
6 13 (12.62%) Avaya
7 7 (6.80%) Forcepoint
7 7 (6.80%) Sage
7 7 (6.80%) Sophos
7 7 (6.80%) Symantec
8 6 (5.83%) SonicWALL
9 4 (3.88%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (3.88%) Sun
9 4 (3.88%) Tableau
10 1 (0.97%) Apple
10 1 (0.97%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.97%) Dell
10 1 (0.97%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (0.97%) IBM
10 1 (0.97%) Synology
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